Daily Brief

January 22, 2021

Image of Payton Gregory, wearing sweatshirt with the word Kutztown in  caps and 1866, centered underneath all in maroon type.

Payton Gregory, senior psychology major, president of Kutztown University's National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), and an imaginarium assistant for the Department of Housing, Dining and Residence Life, has been named as one of the regional board members of the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH). Gregory’s role will be as the coordinating officer for leadership development. The Central Atlantic region encompasses all of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. This is a huge honor for Gregory and allows both her and Kutztown University to be leaders in our region. It's good to be golden. https://www.caacurh.nacurh.org/regional-board-members
     Derek Hess, Department of Housing, Dining and Residence Life


Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger

Clipper system to pass through the region. This will provide for scattered rain and snow showers. Winds will be brisk during the day as well. High temperature in the low 40s. Winds west at 10-15 mph, gusting to 25 mph.


Just a reminder to please sign up for the Pcard training from BOA (Tina Schwartz). She is offering two more sessions in case you missed the others. Training guides and videos are also available on the home page of WORKS. You all should have received the “Welcome” email to create your password for WORKS. If you did not – please email me at vink@kutztown.edu. Also, by now you all should have registered your card on Global Card Access. Please do not confuse the two. WORKS is for your reconciliation. Global Card Access is for viewing your statement, alerts, changing your PIN and locking your account. Any questions, let me know.
     Mary Vink, Office of Procurement

KU Print Center Online Ordering Site - please contact us if you need access to the Online Ordering site we have created for all of your print needs including: business cards, stationary, envelopes, flyers, postcards, brochures, booklets, posters, course materials and much more. We will provide a username and password and free training. Contact us at 610-683-4116 or printcenter@kutztown.edu and Amanda will be happy to help.
     Ilene Stroh, KU Print Center

Rohrbach Library will operate under the following hours for the spring semester:
Friday, Jan. 22, through Friday, Jan. 29:
– Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Saturday, Jan. 30, through Friday, May 7:
– Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
– Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Sunday: 2-10 p.m.
     Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library


Jan. 19-29

All Day

Spring Semester Classes Start
100% Online

Jan. 25


Miller Keystone Blood Drive
Student Recreation Center

Jan. 28

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee Meeting

Profile headshot of Bilal Salaam with Kutztown University athletic backdrop.

Kutztown University president, Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, announced the appointment of 2006 alumnus Bilal Salaam '06 as the diversity and inclusion officer for Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Services on Thursday, Jan. 21. Salaam, who has served as an assistant men's basketball coach at KU since 2017, begins his new position Monday, Feb. 1. Read the full release here: https://bit.ly/3oeSRv2.
     Matt Heffelfinger, Office of Sports Information

Jan. 28
The University Curriculum Committee will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, via Zoom. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023. A meeting password is required to attend. Please contact Lisa Brennan at brennan@kutztown.edu for the password.
     Lisa Brennan, University Curriculum Committee


McFarland Student Union
– Monday- Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Saturday and Sunday: Closed.
– Friday, Jan. 29: Regular hours resume.
Student Recreation Center:
– Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Saturday and Sunday: Closed.
– Monday, Feb. 1: Regular hours resume.
     University Relations

Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by email at pena@kutztown.edu or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by email at OCR@ed.gov.